Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

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Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

In this 1955 picture, Rosa Parks is seen in her Montgomery county mugshot after being arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger. The actions of Rosa Parks and the subsequent Montgomery Bus Boycott became important symbols of the Civil Rights Movement during the mid-20th century.

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This wasn't the first time the seamstress had chosen not to give in. Parks had been an active member of the local NAACP chapter since 1943 and had marched on behalf of the Scottsboro boys, who were arrested in Alabama in 1931 for raping two white women. But it was her simple act of refusal, a move which landed Parks in prison, that set in motion the Montgomery bus boycott

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Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

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On December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. She was arrested for not giving up that seat.

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ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall.

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". In June of she was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal.

"ROSA PARKS (Civil Rights Activist  Heroine. USA, 1913-2005) reads from one of her books to children at the Tried Stone Baptist Church in Detroit." from  "Rosa Parks: More than a name in a textbook" By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY,  10/26/2005.

"ROSA PARKS (Civil Rights Activist & Heroine. USA, reads from one of her books to children at the Tried Stone Baptist Church in Detroit." from "Rosa Parks: More than a name in a textbook" By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY, 1997 AP file photo.

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Rosa Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

Rosa Parks Standup Bus Craft for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from www.daniellesplace.com

"Rosa Parks Standup Bus Craft" is a cute idea for a project for Black History Month or Rosa Parks birthday (Feb.

By refusing to leave her seat, Rosa Parks stood up for what's right.

Rosa Parks (civil rights activist )whom the US Congress called "the first lady of the civil rights" and "mother of the freedom movement".

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956. | 26 Incredible Pictures Of Famous People Throughout History

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956.

This fun, hands-on project has students creating their own bus after reading the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott to help your students get to know a civil rights hero!

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